Search Results: "Mehmet Murat Somer"


BOOK REVIEW

THE GIGOLO MURDER by Mehmet Murat Somer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 29, 2009

"The second English translation of Somer's Turkish Delight series (The Prophet Murders, 2008) is fresh, cheeky and brimming with joie de vivre."
A Turkish drag queen turns sleuth to win the heart of a dreamy lawyer. Read full book review >

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THE SERENITY MURDERS by Mehmet Murat Somer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"If you can get past some difficult translations from the Turkish, Somer's hero/heroine and clan (The Gigolo Murder, 2009, etc.) will delight and dazzle you."
A classy cross-dresser has to catch a murderous man determined to derail her otherwise fabulous life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Jan. 4, 2009

"A periodically unwieldy yet spirited, well-researched argument that raises interesting questions."
An academic study of factors influencing the development of democracies in the post-communist countries of Southeastern Europe following the end of the Cold War. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 26, 2012

"For a guide to fashion, there's not much flair here. But there's plenty of valuable info for budding fashionistas and stylists, going beyond the shallow glitz of fashion magazines and blogs. (index) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
A matter-of-fact tone removes the mystery from style in this work that is one-part fashion manual and one-part career guide. Read full book review >

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A Rose and Spider Web for America's Troubled Heart by John Somer
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 24, 2014

"A slightly jumbled but moving call for a fresh American philosophy, one with 'music in our parlors and love in our hearts.'"
An examination of America's shifting moral values, conducted through the lens of cultural analysis and autobiography. Read full book review >

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FISHBOWL by Bradley Somer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"Touching and well-written."
Linked perspectives connect the quirky residents of an apartment building in Somer's second novel (Imperfections, 2012).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 7, 2011

"Honest, teen-friendly advice from trusted sources."
America's favorite doctors Roizen and Oz (You: Having a Baby, 2010, etc.) answer teens' health and life questions with friendly, nonjudgmental guidance. Read full book review >